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Historical Events In 1939

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Sep 04   In the year 1939 the Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated  

Sep 05   34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2) in the year 1939.  

Sep 05   In the year 1939 cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67  

Sep 05   The US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941 in the year 1939.  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 south Africa declares war on Germany during WWII.  

Sep 07   Radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission in the year 1939.  

Sep 08   On this day in history fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe  

Sep 09   On this day in history nazi army reaches Warsaw  

Sep 09   S M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9] on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1939 canada declares war on Germany  

Sep 10   Canada declares war on Germany during WWII in the year 1939.  

Sep 10   On this day in history hMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'.  

Sep 11   Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw in the year 1939.  

Sep 13   On this day in history first (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters  

Sep 14   British fleet attacks German U-39 boat on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1939 australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad  

Sep 16   53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64) in the year 1939.  

Sep 16   Yanks clinch pennant #11 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history german U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die  

Sep 17   HMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260 in the year 1939.  

Sep 17   Invasion of Poland by the Red Army in the year 1939.  

Sep 18   On this day in history bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )  

Sep 18   Polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania on this day in history.  

Sep 19   British Expeditionary Force reaches France on this day in history.  

Sep 20   British fleet takes German U-27 boat in the year 1939.  

Sep 21   Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered in the year 1939.  

Sep 21   In the year 1939 heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats".  

Sep 21   On this day in history reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews  

Sep 23   Cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4 in the year 1939.  

Sep 23   Sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history german Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of janice Crosio, Australian politician  

Jan 04   Jon Appleton, composer was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)  

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1939 johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

Jan 10   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

Jan 13   Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, mass murderer, executed died in the year 1939.  

Jan 19   In the year 1939 death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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